tech trends

Even amid a year of disheartening political news, 2016 brought a number of advancements that are changing the global tech terrain
1. Association leaders must focus less on security and privacy, more on real-time business analytics. Nour Takeaways 3. Security
Any time soon we'll find ourselves inside the burgeoning environment of connected objects, smart devices, and cutting-edge
Smart virtual assistants, ambient interfaces, the blockchain, and social payments are coming to a screen near you.
If you're in the market for a high-tech gadget that will make your life easier, consider saving yourself some money by picking up a refurbished product.
Is your company poised to build the next Uber? Have you started imagining how cryptocurrencies could be used to shore up
We are entering an exciting new era for innovation and technology that is full of unmeasurable potential and opportunity. Not only does this apply specifically to the internet, but goes beyond it in many areas of business and technology.
By assessing the multiple ways that social media can augment existing strategies, eCommerce entrepreneurs can succeed against larger competitors.
For a lot of parents, the negative headlines about cyberbullying and sexting don't track with their families' experience of technology. Many folks are seeing their kids learn, grow and benefit from innovations in the tech world.
Throughout 2013, smartphone and tablet iterations altered how programmers and web development companies approached building web applications. In many ways this past year was a transition point.
In my mind, the next frontier for the mobile market may have to wait for the next wave of new mobile devices to appear. I'm thinking faster, more memory and battery life, and the advent of active sensors (think fingerprint scanners on steroids.)
Though permanence will continue to be one of the assets of the digital age, with an influx of technologies that make it so you don't need to be haunted by your past, it's likely that soon most Millennial consumers will demand to choose how long a digital property should exist for.
Ever wonder how you could have over 500 cable or satellite channels and nothing to watch? You didn't have apps on your TV allowing you to personalize the experience. This is the beginning of a major shift that will take place in living rooms globally.
Instead of asking customers, "What would you like?" and giving it to them, you have to focus on the more important question. Ask yourself, "What would customers really want to do if they only knew they could do it?"
Make no mistake: It's a hard trend (a certainty) that tablets and smart phones are rapidly becoming people's main computer. Therefore, you want your website to be seen well on these devices and to be useful.
No company is ever secure in its dominance. But that's actually good news because it means opportunity for those companies that see the disruptions occurring, understand them, and take advantage of them.
Let's face it, newspaper publishers still haven't quite understood how to maximize and leverage the digital world, and thus increase their advertising revenue.
Your personal assistant with Web 4.0 will search for you without you even specifically asking. Your personal assistant will know your preferences, your likes, and your needs, automatically compiling, presenting, and sharing what's pertinent.